Mr Jai Chitnavis


MA, MChir, FRCS (Tr & Orth)

GMC number: 3352054

Practising since: 1988


Orthopaedic surgery

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  • Weekly Wednesday AM
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Mr Chitnavis' elective practice deals exclusively with knee surgery. He is exposed to a wide variety of knee conditions every day. His special interests include undertaking image guided anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using hamstring and patella ligament autograft. He also specialises in  total knee replacements in young people using uncemented implants.

Mr Chitnavis completed his training in orthopaedics in Oxford and Sydney. He has a Master of Surgery Thesis in Osteoarthritis. His undergraduate training was in Cambridge, clinical training in London.

Mr Chitnavis performs the following procedures at Nuffield Health Cambridge Hospital:

Other interests


  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Knee Surgery

Special clinical interests:

  • Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using hamstring and patella ligament autograft
  • Arthroscopic (key-hole) surgery
  • Total knee replacement (cementless and cemented)
  • Revision knee replacements
  • Knee realignment (osteotomy)
  • Knee replacement
  • Patello-femoral surgery
  • Paediatric Knee surgery

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Jai Chitnavis at Nuffield Health

  • Knee replacement revision
  • Knee replacement
  • Arthroscopy
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Tibial osteotomy
  • Patella stabilisation
  • Trauma reconstruction
  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) repair
  • Arthroplasty

Locations Mr Jai Chitnavis works with

Related experience


Research interests:

  • Knee instability
  • Articular cartilage defects
  • Osteoarthritis


  • British Association for Surgery of the Knee
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • World Orthopaedic Concern
  • Medical Protection Society

Other posts held

  • Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Addenbrooke NHS Trust Hospital, Cambridge

Insurers Mr Jai Chitnavis works with

Mr Jai Chitnavis works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA


Mr Jai Chitnavis does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Jai Chitnavis does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Jai Chitnavis does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.